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Standing Committee Aboriginal Peoples: Notice of Meeting Monday, May 16, 2022

Press Release

Agenda

1. Examine the federal government’s constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and any other subject concerning Indigenous Peoples

Appearing

The Honourable Marc Miller, P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous (3 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Topic: Inequities in registration under the Indian Act

2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Witnesses

Indigenous Services Canada

-Christiane Fox, Deputy Minister, Indigenous Services Canada (by videoconference)

-Paula Hadden-Jokiel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations Sector (by videoconference)

-Michael Walsh, Senior director of Registration and Integrated Program Management (by videoconference)

2. The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 5 of Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Witnesses

Department of Finance Canada

-Brent Almond, Director, Indigenous Taxation Policy, (by videoconference)

-Roch Vézina, Senior Tax Policy Analyst, Indigenous Taxation Policy (by videoconference)

3. Examine the federal government’s constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and any other subject concerning Indigenous Peoples

Topic: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Witnesses

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

-Daniel Quan-Watson, Deputy Minister, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (by videoconference)

-Chantal Marin-Comeau, Director General, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Secretariat

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